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Jan 15, 2014 6:00pm PST
quote technology to hack into and take control of computers not connected to the internet. these revelations come from the trove of documents leaked by former n.s.a contractor edward snowden. late today the n.s.a said in a statement,
Jan 15, 2014 6:00pm PST
quote as computer network attack, then they could use the information that is gleaned through technologies like this to serve as the pathway in order to conduct an attack of that type. so that's what they're doing. they're looking at, they're recoin outering the network, doing a reconaissance and if they need to attack for whatever policy reason they can do so based on the
Jan 15, 2014 6:00pm PST
quote computers that were running the nuclear enrichment program. and so this technology puts a small radio transmitter into say a thumb drive or sometimes even into a circuit board in the compute their can broadcast back to a facility called a night stand. it's basically the size of a briefcase that would pick up the data and also allow the nsa to insert malware as they did in the iranian case. >> physically insert, presumably in the production process or at some point like that. >> in the production process or maybe in the shipping
Jan 15, 2014 6:00pm PST
quote program. and so this technology puts
Jan 17, 2014 11:00pm PST
for department of technology. he's already approved himself to be a hard worker. we've tasked him with showing us what he can do in a short period of time. i would like to thank our supervisor wiener and working closely with the p.d., department department of public works and the ability to present an internet connectivity wireless ability along market street has been very important to me because it is part of what we were trying to do on the whole market street. so, today is of course announcing that the department of technology has been able to complete this with a very special partner ruckus wireless and i know selena is here today and i want to thank her for providing the professional guidance, the hardware as well as the good technical advice to the department of technology along with all the other partners that you see behind me working together to collaborate on this. so as of today, we have wireless technology free to the public. also not filtered. you can use it anonymously. all along, from here all the way to the ferry building, probably about the length of kaepernick pass to vernon da
Jan 16, 2014 9:30pm PST
bonds that remain and spend it on a high new technology infrastructure and it is a tube system that they hope to see voters approve. the second one was just launched this last week by, and republican and someone in the member of the public and southern member of california who is running for congress and his will bring the program to a halt. so *, i am not sure who is going to back him on that other than it will give him a stake in his campaign. and that is where it stands, the contractor on the first contract will shortly be breaking ground now by north of bakersfield and that project will be funded with the federal aid that was promised and provided to california in lieu of the prop one a bonds, since those are held up right now and so that project will proceed as far as i can tell. and as i indicated the governor is providing additional money, if it is approved by the legislature to continue the right-of-way to get to the next construction segment of that very first phase. so with that, i bring my report to a close and answer any questions. >> well that was very thoughtful r
Jan 22, 2014 2:00am EST
of the connected vehicle is safety. there is the technology that has been around for 18 years that will notify in the case of an accident and if you think about how many accidents are reported from the vehicle from those technologies it's out there and connected. how do they keep up? i think it's things like this and i think their initiatives where we as an industry need to start coming together. i'm not a believer that we need to throw policy at everything that happens in the car because policy often will stymie innovation. i think the technology that got us to the safer cars, these connected cars they technology that allows us to have hands-free calling in cars the technology that connects you to your dealer or the diagnostic that same technology can be used to solve some of these things that i think nhtsa is worried about and i agree with him 100% when he should come together as an industry and we need all the players at the table to figure out how to use that same technology. >> andrew. >> yes. first of all i want to compliment administrator strickland because i think he like no other admi
Al Jazeera America
Jan 17, 2014 11:00am EST
transparency, and the overriding theme, as the technology advances by leaps and bounds, del, and allows the intelligence community in the united states to do things that are unprecedented and surprising to a lot of people, do the protocols and the practices keep up with the privacy that many people expect and believe is their right, not only in the united states, but it's one of the many questions here, not only in the united states, but overseas as well. and how much of this is going to go to the congress for approval? and the president will address it in the next minutes at the department of justice >> reporter: >> i don't know if you can see him, but front and from, senator patrick leahy, one of those critical of surveillance on american citizens, and he has to wonder what the president is going to say. >> a lot of folks have gun briefed and there's a parade of stakeholders in the television community. googles and technology titans who are here in the west wing talking to the president and members talking particularly on the intelligence committees in the last weeks. keep in mind th
Jan 15, 2014 2:30pm PST
. we will show you the technology that makes some drivers and passengers. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. today witnessed one of the bloodiest days in months with 75 people killed in a string of attacks. , shotsere roadside bombs fired at drivers, and a blast at a funeral the killed 18 people. that brings the death toll for this january alone to at least 285. it comes after a year in which 7800 civilians and 1050 security forces were killed. groups have taken control of key areas including the city of falluja. i discussed these developments with iraq's deputy prime minister, a city that heads the iraqi front. rock, al qaeda linked militants seem to be running rampage. >> thes gone wrong acco united states and its allies, they have struggled between the different parties, the political parties in iraq. rather, looking for the power. >> what about the role of your aki?e minister, malik he hasn't he fueled the rise of this extremism i? >> they feel that they are marginalized. they packaged them in a way to marginalize them. to have t
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Jan 15, 2014 2:30pm EST
security is good and one as a mom in do i really want to give my kids the idea that this kind of technology is going to keep them safe? let's have a look. >> as a former cia agent i learned how to shoot a variety of guns. so when techknow asked me to cover a story about the trend in bulletproof back to school supplies, it intrigued me. as a former operative and as a mom. back to school shopping it's always the most stressful time of year for parents like me who are not prepared and now we've got one more thing to worry about: some parents are buying items like this insert intended to bulletproof backpacks to their back to school shopping list. in the wake of the sandy hook shooting, it's no surprise that this year security is a big concern. i visited one company called hard wire, based in maryland, which manufactures bulletproof school accessories. >> where are we going now? >> onto the factory floor and this factory was built like, right in the height of the iraq and afghanistan conflict. it started as a vehicle armoring company. we moved into bulletproof body armor and after sandy hook w
Jan 18, 2014 3:30am PST
technologies multimedia nail technology space technologies in robotics. in addition to extend must enter the wool market in the field of geological exploration after legislation is amplified in this industry will attract investment from one engineering companies due to development of acapulco science including development of genetically modified crops external become one of the major exporters of agricultural products. with the concepts the open according to the cause of the transition to a green economy by two thousand thirty fifteen percent of the initial use water saving technologies we need to develop acapulco science to create experimental agro innovation clusters do with it but well above the room special attention was given to deviations for new investments will be fully used for new technology screens for design and engineering centers will be established in cooperation with foreign companies the largest cities in the country such as os to all my teaching him enough to be become the first modern urban centers. moreover the city's will turn into the centers of science investment a
Jan 21, 2014 8:00pm EST
just car companies. they are technology companies because there is a convergence and with convergence there is possibility and opportunity and also great risks. so as my valedictory if you will in terms of where we are and what we have seen and where we will go, i'm incredibly happy to see that so many partners are now talking to each other which wasn't the case not that long ago, where you have wireless providers and handheld manufactures and automakers and system platform providers like androids and the windows and the ios's of the world which are in strategic partnerships and figuring out ways forward. and speaking of which. [laughter] i wish i had said i'd planned that but i really didn't. that is all good things. but i will tell you that from the part of the agency nhtsa as a the safety regulator and there are other regulatory bodies that will be a part of this space in partnership with nhtsa, the federal committee patients commission the federal. commission. we have only one chance to get this right, so i implore all of you to continue on your path of not only communicating at t
Jan 18, 2014 3:16pm EST
and to examine whether they will adequately in protectators technology that were not here when this was originally enacted. there are several factors that we should keep in mind. example, the making which givesght copyright owners the exclusive right to authorize the manner in terms to make their content available to the public. i favor strong copyright protection because it promotes innovation and economic growth. laws help create a marketplace for constant. the latestl enjoy technology that can be used to watch the content. the making available is especially important today where one copy of a word over the without authorization to provide access to millions of users around the world. right helpsvailable prevent infringing conduct. reasons, we do not need to change copyright law for the making available right. existing law already includes a making available right. i do not believe there is any ambiguity in the law. haveappellate courts recognized the making available right. statestion, the united is a party to various international agreements that requires signatories to imp
Jan 22, 2014 10:00am EST
the shirttails of american technology. host: our last caller today on the "washington journal," and i will do it for today's show, but we want to make sure you tune in tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. eastern and 4:00 a.m. pacific, and have a great day. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2014] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> yesterday's a snowstorm dumped a half foot of snow and left frigid temperatures in the east and here in the nation's capital, despite those temperatures being in the teens of today, thousands of abortion opponents are expected to march and brave the weather in the annual march for life rally held on the anniversary date of the supreme escort -- the supreme court's roe v wade decision legalizing abortion. your unceasing, we will have live coverage of the march here at noon eastern. you can place your comment on our facebook page and send us a tweet, #c-spanchat. afternoon, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius talks about the implementation of the health care law. she will be speaking at the conference of mayors winter meetin
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Jan 17, 2014 7:00pm EST
of technology. technology like the black phone that is launching right now. a phone that should give you maximum encryption. there is a big window for large enterprises, phone ksl, isps to offer services and products that allowed to you cabin your data and hide your data in different ways. there is a big opportunity for upside because the demand, the big demand that led barack obama to make this announcement about the nsa will lead to the demand for new products and services. >> you know this, you deal with people for whatever reason either they are forced into it or chose to, want to have more privacy. but the rest of us were not worried about that. now if somebody said to me you can have this phone or you can have this phone, this one is more secure than this one, this is the one i'm going to go to because i figure, like you and jake tell me, everyone is looking for my information. this is where the business opportunity is. >> that's right. five or six years ago when i started this company, silicon valley did not think that people cared about privacy enough to pay for it. now you need to look
Jan 14, 2014 11:00pm EST
cover the global technology and media companies that are reshaping our world. i'm emily chang. our focus is on innovation, technology, and the future of business. we are here all week long in new york with sam grobart. today's top story, we have been talking about it for hours. google has been buying a company that makes digital thermostats. >> not bad for a little company. >> i don't know what is more surprising, google buying it or nest selling? >> one of the cofounders made a ton of money at apple. they were both behind the ipod. these guys do not need the money. that's for darn sure. teaming up with google gives them some runway that they would not have otherwise. this is a very small company. >> a hardware company is a lot more difficult than a software company. they were looking at hundreds of millions of dollars. the deal, i should mention, is still pending regulatory approval. once they are part of google, they will not have to worry about money. scaling is -- >> a much easier proposition. they have always talked about the greater implications of thermostats. or smoke detectors.
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2014 3:30am EST
, technology. that is the big, bike difference. we are able to attract people into the brand or the silent brand any time they move up. that's great. in the meantime i can offer them, you know, what you could have received in a luxury car five or six years ago in a toyota badge car. >> let's have your take on the auto industry. it's been a strong year, optimism. the american car makers have something going on. what do you think about the health of car manufacturing and buying environment in america, 2014. >> it's good. some are questioning my forecast. the numbers will be closer to 16 million. >> more sold in 2014 than 2016. >> the rate of growth will taper. >> we have satisfied a lot of pent-up demand. we'll rely on the strength of a growing economy to increase the market. this the long run that's a good thing to the industry. >> thank you for taking the time. >> appreciate it. >> very good. >> that's toyota , north america's chief executive. for get your keys. how to start your car with a pair of glasses and cars that drive themselves. find out when you can get one. you are watching "rea
Jan 18, 2014 6:30am PST
and alternatives. you mentioned the fact that new technology for the city and that the technology should be upgraded and renovated. first off, at&t is still working on 100-year wiring copper wiring versus u verse technology. last year they decided to phase out copper wiring in 22 states. not sure if california is onefer those. the disadvantage is that we have dwellings that are built in 1900s that have the same undergone, if you haven't undergone any rewiring it's still operating on the same wiring of the 1900s. that means that at&t assures that the old technology for which the copper wiring is not working with not conflict with the u verse. i cannot see why that is not a security. the other thing is that copper is increasing in price and presently the various issues of storage underground was all commercial broad band companies would be the best solution. performance and issues such as utility lines continuance and redundancy for mants is not cost-effective. in order for at&t, their competitors, fiber optics and water damage would be the perfect solution. supervisor scott weiner: thank
Jan 18, 2014 10:00am EST
to the communication and technology sector it comes to innovation and investment in the american economy. innovation, investment in the american economy, and job creation. in these tough economic times, we as policymakers should be committed to fostering this critical sector of the economy. yet the laws that regulate the industry are outdated at best and some are affirmatively damaging. this is why chairman upton and i, along with members of this subcommittee, have decided to undertake the difficult task of updating the communications act of 1934. in the eight decades since its passage, congresses have come and gone. some have even made substantial though targeted changes to the law. but none have undertaken to rethink the act for the environment of convergence and innovation in which we live today. it's time for our laws to reflect our modern technological landscape, one grounded in the networks and services of our past, and driven by our ip and mobile future. just yesterday the d.c. circuit issued its decision in the net neutrality case. striking down the rules, ordered by the federal communicatio
Jan 17, 2014 4:00pm EST
with our hearing. i'll call to order subcommittee on communications director technology and thank our witnesses for being here. subcom for this worst of what will be many hearings as we look to update the king occasions act. k few sectors of our economy ors . equal to the communications and technology sec atorre when it ci to innovation, investment in the american economy, and jobinveste creation. in these tough economic times we as policymakers should begh ecoc committed to fostering this economy.tering of the yet the loss the regular the industry are outdated at besthat and some are affirmatively regul damaging.indu this is whystry chairman upton b i, along with members of the subcommittee, have decided to undertake the difficult task of updating the key medications act of 1934. cmunica in the eight decades since itsht passage congress have come and gone. some of the been made substantial the property changes of the law. but none of undertaken to la rethink the act for thew. environment of convergence and innovation in which we live today. and it's time for our lost reflect our mode
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Jan 15, 2014 7:00pm EST
such as chip makers to do well this year. >> i you like technology, the hardware area, hardware from the 90's you've seen great growth. you've seen a winnowing of that industry. >> reporter: the build out of energy in the united states means the beneficiaries of supply do better. transportation, truckers, air, the people who are making the build out, industrial companies, pipelines, you go to the beneficiaries of more supply. >> reporter: but while most are expecting earnings growth to be on the plus side remember last year's optimistic forecast fell wide of the mark. >> the expectations have steadily been coming down for the next four to six quarters and i think that trend will continue in 2014 as well. >> one big question about corporate earnings is how rising interest rates will effect 2014 particularly financial firms like banks which you may have in your 401k. strong profits like bank of america send the s&p to a record after they reported better results on wall street than expect: let's dig deeper into thiwhat this week's earnings tel us. witnotable sale ratings on countrywide, washing
Jan 19, 2014 10:30am EST
as technology a raised borders and allowed individuals to protect great violence, as well is great good. these new threats raised new policy questions. while few doubt of the legitimacy of spying on hostile states, our framework of laws was not fully adapted to prevent terrorist attacks by individuals acting on their own or acting in small, ideological-driven groups. the horror of september 11 brought all these issues to the forefront. across the local spectrum, americans recognized that we had to adapt to a world in which a bomb could be built in the basement and our electrical grid to be shut down by operators and ocean away. we were shaken by the signs we had missed. phone calls were made to extremists. they traveled to suspicious places. we demanded that our intelligence community improve it's capabilities. and that law enforcement change practices to focus more on preventing attacks before they happen rather than prosecuting terrorists after an attack. it's hard to overstate the transformation america's intelligence community had to go through after 9/11. our agencies suddenly need
to $75 billion. granted, infrastructure can going five-year cycles. when you build a technology you may have to do upgrades and so on. if you want to compare the u.s. and europe on its front. 10 years ago the u.s. 30% of the world's broadband investment. today it is less than 1/5. it has plummeted into the deep dive after the recession. the amazing part, what i think all americans should be proud about, is that through all this time, even through the financial crisis, investment in broadband has maintained a commitment at about 25% of the total of the world's outlay. even though the total cap in the world has increased to almost $340 billion. to put this in a simple term, americans are four percent of the world's population. 1/4 of its broadband cap expenditure. that is absolutely staggering. is impossible to reconcile the criticism that the u.s. is falling behind if you consider that we are getting 1/4 of all the money in the world to invest in broadband networks. to take it one step further, look at this number per capita. this data comes from a leading company that measures expenditu
Jan 17, 2014 1:00pm EST
mammal look him to bloomberg, were recovered you global technology and media companies that are reshaping our world. i am emily chang, our focus is on the future of business. here live from bloomberg headquarters in new york, we are talking about the president's week speech today about the nsa and potential changes to the surveillance policy. he basically ordered his top legal and intelligence officials to think about how and where the data they are collecting about .s >> these groups have 60 days to come up with a plan to handle ph one metadate, the records of calls between different parties. the plan may well be to have that held by a third party, possibly by the phone carriers themselves, though they have been resistant. >> it could get extensive, $60 billion to a carrier. the government seems to be open facebook,mpanies like google, being more open about the data requests they have received. >> they can reveal to consumers what they are being asked for by the government. that brings up the point, there are still -- there still remains a lot to be seen. get to a quic
Jan 17, 2014 6:00pm EST
that berty group, will a technological challenge? is the data the same from other carriers? will it have to be normalized? who's going to be able to do that? contractors are necessarily up to the task. what is your take on that step in this reinvention of our policy? hire cgi for the project. that would be the first take away. i totally agree. it's going to get extremely messy. one thing we've learned from five years of messing about his normalization of these data sets is a disaster and leads to all kinds of false positives and correlations where none really exist because of problems fundamentally with how you put the data together. i have no reason to believe this will be different. we should hang onto the data longer because it's taking a while to normalize it. then you get into how long you should hold on to it. we hang onto foreign data longer, domestic data, and whenever you get into these real messages we're going to hang onto the data longer than we would expect because it will take us a while to sort out the intricacies of different data sets from different carriers and you get
Jan 21, 2014 1:00pm EST
'm emily chang. our focus is on innovation, technology, and the future of business. we have an excuse is interview you do not want to miss. microsoft chairman bill gates mikeng down with bloomberg, former mayor of new york. they cover a wide range of subjects from how they are using their wealth to change the world to the better, to what future won't bill gates may play in microsoft. you don't want to miss it, coming up later this hour here on "bloomberg west." how much room is therefore a social search startup. search enginee answers your questions with the help of pictures. it has been available for about two weeks now. thank you so much for joining us. you could have done anything. why this? accident.i did it by i did not mean to do this. my friend and i were going on a walk and we accidentally asked ourselves the question, what would be billed if we had to build something that can answer any question -- what would we build if we had to build something that could answer any question? and suddenly we had this idea that we had to do. and the other part of the answer is that once i re
Jan 17, 2014 2:00am EST
to the questions. with that, this committee hearing is adjourned. [inaudible conversations] pace of technology. should be getting under way in just a moment. live coverage here on c-span3. >>> take your seats. and our friends in the audience could find a seat we'll get going with our hearing. i'll call to order the subcommittee on communications and technology and thank our witnesses for being here. for this first of what will be many hearings as we look to update the communications act. few sectors of our economy are equal to the communications and technology sector when it comes to innovation, investment in the american economy, and job creation. in these tough economic times, we as policymakers should be committed to fostering this critical sector of the economy. yet the laws that regulate the industry are outdated at best and some are affirmatively damaging. this is why chairman upton and i, along with members of this subcommittee, have decided to undertake the difficult task of updating the communications act of 1934. in the eight decades since its passage, congresses have come and gone.
Jan 21, 2014 4:00am EST
a technology you may have to do upgrades and so on. if you want to compare the u.s. and europe on its front. 10 years ago the u.s. 30% of the world's broadband investment. today it is less than 1/5. it has plummeted into the deep dive after the recession. the amazing part, what i think all americans should be proud about, is that through all this time, even through the financial crisis, investment in broadband has maintained a commitment at about 25% of the total of the world's outlay. even though the total cap in the world has increased to almost $340 billion. to put this in a simple term, americans are four percent of the world's population. they enjoy 1/4 of its broadband cap expenditure. that is absolutely staggering. it is impossible to reconcile the criticism that the u.s. is falling behind if you consider that we are getting 1/4 of all the money in the world to invest in broadband networks. to take it one step further, look at this number per capita. this data comes from a leading company that measures expenditure on capital equipment in broadband. this is a number derived by the populat
Jan 16, 2014 12:00am PST
technologies and capabilities. >> well, the fact that the nsa targets computers around the world is not a surprise to anybody, and they target all digital communications, but we learned and you and i have discussed it at some length during the attacks on iran's nuclear program that they also have the capability to get into a computer system that is completely walled off from the internet, because any intelligence agency, any company, any criminal group that really wanted to try to have 100 percent assurance they are not being watched or they are not going to get hit by some kind of cyber weapon would first disconnect their computers from the outside world. so the big challenge to the nsa, charlie, always has been what do you do about these computers that are separated from the internet which probably have the data the nsa is most interested in. >> rose: we continue this evening with sir james dyson, the inventor and engineer, you may know him because of the dyson vacuum cleaner. >> i can guarantee the point we start at is simply unrecognizable by the time of the finished product
Jan 19, 2014 7:30pm EST
how the stock market ended the week. >>> using old technology, there's a better way called emv technology. >> that was target ceo telling me what could be done to prevent security breaches like the one his company experienced last month. up to 40 million customers are reeling after discovering their credit and debit cards are compromised. is the problem we're using outdated technology? joining us now to talk about what you can do is consumer financial protection bureau director richard cordray. thanks for being here. >> my pleasure. >> as america's first consumer watchdog was your reaction to what's happening with target and other retailers with the security breaches? >> i think we're immediately concerned any time you have consumers whose information may be compromised and it exposes them to fraud. we need to be making sure that the best technologies are being used in america as is happening more and more frequently around the world. both retailers and credit card issuers have responsibilities and we're concerned to see consumers are being treated fairly. >> the cfpb only has
Al Jazeera America
Jan 17, 2014 11:30am EST
around the world. this effort will not be completed overnight. and given the pace of technological change, we shouldn't expect this to be the last time america has this debate. but i want the american people to know that the work has begun. over the last six months i created an outside review group on intelligence and communications technologies to make work of reform. you've listened to foreign partners, privacy advocates and industry leaders. my administration has spent countless hours considering how to approach spellings in this era of diffuse threats and technological revolution. so before outlining specific changes that i've ordered let me make a few broads observations that have emerged from this process. first: everyone who has looked at these problems, including skeptics of existing programs, recognizes that we have real enemies and threats and that intelligence serves a vital role in confronting them. we cannot prevent terrorist attacks, or cyber-threats, without some capability'capability to penetrate digital communications. whether it's to unravel a terrorist plot, to interce
Jan 19, 2014 9:00am PST
. this is a story about technology changing rapidly and growing and expanding. not quite the wild west but we have a tremendous amount of innovation happening. that is what keeps markets dynamic. >> what do you think the vision for the future whether it will be a lot more high end video going through the internet. do you think there will be a way for the extra bonus? >> it happens already. it has been happening for years. a lot of the large content providers liking google, youtube and netflix are colocating equipment at the hubs of the major isps to make sure their traffic can get where it needs to go quickly. those kinds of arrangements, content delivery networks have been in place for years. we will see more of that. >> larry, can i paraphrase what you were arguing earlier about the market won't tolerate the lack of neutrality because we are watching house of cards we won't put up with not watching house of cards. people were so upset about it. because we love the internet so much we could regulate net neutrality. i think we are regulating net neutrality. the fcc rules were in place they didn't
Jan 20, 2014 12:30am PST
to the break. take a like at how the stock market ended the week. >> we are using old technology. and there is a better way and it is called technology. >> target ceo telling me what could be done to prevent security breaches like the one his company experienced last month. up to 40 million target customers are reeling after discovering their credit and debit card were compromised. is the problem that we are using outdated technology. how can you protect your information if the companies can't? joining us is consumer financial protection director, richard corday. thank you for joining us. >> my pleasure. >> as a consumer watch dog, what is your reaction to what happened to target and retailers with the security breaches. what happened? any time it is compromised it is exposing them to fraud. need to make sure the best technologies are used. retailers and consumer agencies have responsibilities. we are concerned to see consumers treated fairly. >> the new agency. only been out there two years. should consumers realize they should be contacting you with come mraenlt complaints. hav
Jan 19, 2014 2:30pm PST
. grenades are thrown in an antigovernment protest camp. and a testing ground for goal line technology for the upcoming world cup. it might be deep midwinter in ukraine, but the temperature in the conflict between government and the opposition is once again rising. i once broke out earlier today in tm when opposite -- violence broke out earlier today in kiev when protesters broke into security enforcers. before, tens of thousands had gathered peacefully at independence square to protest tough new legislation passed on friday, designed to suppress the protest movements. went on theesters offensive. hundreds clashed with riot police, turning the center of the city into a battleground. the professional boxer turned opposition leader was there amid the chaos. he appealed for calm. refrain protesters to from violence, but in vain. the crowd turned on him. of more radical ranks protesters expressed increasing frustration with opposition leaders. some are prepared to do whatever it takes to oust the government. for the end of a peaceful demonstration on sunday, they tried to break through pol
Jan 16, 2014 10:00pm EST
>> i have confident the nsa is not snooping around, but i also recognize technology has changed and people can start running and map out all the information on a daily basis that we may have to refine it to give people confidence. address the nation this friday. edward snowden's leaks have unveiled a surveillance program. the nsa has planted software that can create a digital highway for launching cyber attacks. that is one powerful opening statement. tell me about it. >> the fact that the nsa targets computers around the world is not a surprise to anybody. learned they also have the capability to get into a computer system that was walled off from the internet. anyone who wanted to have 100% are not going to get hit by a cyber weapon would detach from the outside world. the big question is what would you do with those that have the data nsa is interested in. during the reporting on the olympic games, against iran's nuclear enrichment program, i thought that the nsa was well down that road. there were couple of details i learned along the way that we can hold at the request of t
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Jan 20, 2014 9:20am EST
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of the center for internet communications and technology policy. we are here for an event we planned to look forward to 2014, in the context of making predictions about major policy events likely to occur this year. i think we are already exhausted. we are ready to take the rest opf the year off. but that won't happen. it has been an eventful week. we're when the focus our discussion today on the events of this week with respect to the net neutrality hearing, the net neutrality decision with respect to the events, including the president speech, which will take place towards the end of our event today on the national security agency data collection efforts. let me talk about what we are up to. we announced and launched the center for internet communications and technology policy in september of this year. in doing so we launched a daily blog called tech policy you will see the internet address for that on the podium sign in front of me. for those watching, if you're not already subscribed, i encourage you to do so. many of the folks you will hear from today are regular contributor
Jan 22, 2014 7:00am EST
administrator of the national highway traffic safety administration, who talks new technologies and auto safety. we have about a half hour left to talk about the auto bailout and whether you think it was worth it or not. bill is waiting in texas on our line for republicans. good morning. caller: good morning. they did not bailout the auto industry, they bailed out the unions. that is the result of all the problem. i think jim might agree with you on twitter. "my guess is were the automakers not union, they would have declared a routine chapter 11 bankruptcy, so it was a uaw bailout." so you agree with jim's comment? caller: you bet i do. thank you. madison, wisconsin. on our independent line. good morning. caller: good morning. i love your program. i would just like to say that i think is this bailouts -- businesses should find a way and look for their financial problems or errors before they start asking the government for all kinds of money. there are way too many people that are not eating, are on unemployment, cannot find jobs. they keep increasing the entitlement programs but they spend bi
Jan 14, 2014 7:00pm EST
, frustration. you try to figure out what is the best technology to solve that problem. ♪ i have stumbled on a thermostat prompted it was frustrating. no goods illusions to save energy. this was born out of that frustration. the ipod for me was born out of the frustration that i was a dj and had to lug around 1000 cd's. my experience came together with the love of music. i look at all the various pieces around the house. a lot of things we could apply the same hardware and software services to them. will it be your toaster? maybe or maybe not. i still burn toast. maybe one day the toaster will get a lot smarter so i do not burn that toast. >> there is one deal out there. going up in smoke. directv blackout on the weather channel as of midnight last night. the sides are fighting over the amount of money directv pays the weather channel to carry its programming. directv wants to pay less. the weather channel wants it to pay more. let the finger-pointing to begin. >> all have long-term contracts that believe in this value. this was an arbitrary move. not based on the value to subscribers. it
Jan 15, 2014 2:00pm EST
technology that allows you to turn your house into a "smart house." trading is at an all-time high. this is a day after google announced it was getting in on the action with the purchase of the smart thermostat maker. the ceo and president of control for is with us. guys is a crazy -- you have met before. not only met, but have done business before. >> we worked together in the 90's. bob had a company called rotund geometry. i wanted to have it to my joined my company, viewpoint. years later, sold viewpoint to computer associates. bob body viewpoint from computer associates. it all comes together. >> we were doing 3-d visualization in the 90's. >> you had two kinds of investments, early, and way too early. i want to talk about google's purchase of nest. what does this do for your company? >> the connected home is expanding opportunity for all of us. every device with a battery or power cord is going to be network aware. orchestrateo connected devices so they work together to improve homes and familys'lives. nest is an innovative company that reinvented the thermostat. one of the ma
Jan 17, 2014 3:00am EST
. it is not an industry trend. are there trends in technology or retail that you look at and want to be part of that story? >> sure. i think manus was suggesting alternatives earlier on. it is not something that excites me terribly much. it is interesting. risk assets. did very well. equity assets did very well. one that didn't, copper. if you think of copper as being perhaps a bellwether for growth, it is down. year-on-year. so i think some of those industries which are less -- to typical growth are more attractive. >> you identified five main investment themes for 2014. some of them are on currencies and some are on corporate profit. what is one that you most uncertain about? >> most uncertain, one of the interesting themes on the profit hare is probably a longer term -- what we can see quite clearly in the u.s. wages, average wages and productivity have been divergent since the 1980's. that is a story that has led to a very low share in the labor take of g.d.p. and a high share in corporate profit share. those two things have reached an extreme and are likely to converse. that is not the best argument
Jan 16, 2014 8:00pm EST
that as technology has changed, people can start running algorithms and programs, to map out all the information that we are downloading on a daily basis into our telephones and our computers. that we may have to refine this further. >> we begin this evening with the latest road -- revelations with the national security agency. president obama will address the nation on nsa reform on friday, expected to balance privacy concerns and national security. edward snowden possibly except shown an extensive program. has shown anwden's extensive program, and how they can hack into computers not connected to the internet. -- isg me is david saying "conceal."or of let me read the first paragraph. agency hasl security implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world to allow the united states to create surveillance on the machines and create a digital highway for launching cyber attacks. that is one powerful opening statement. tell me about it. >> the fact that the nsa targets around the world is not a surprise and make target all-digital communication, but we learned as you and i have discus
Jan 17, 2014 4:00am EST
communications technologies and services feasible at reasonable and comparable prices. replete with consumer protections, rights of privacy, assurances of public safety and utilizing competition to help achieve these goals. putting the statute to work to deliver these benefits was my mission at the fcc, working with some of the most amazing public servants anywhere. nowadays i carry out my public tra mission in the nonprofit sector at common cause. in the immediate wake of the new law's passage the commission indeed made important strides to carry out these congressional mandates. but alas things changed. some of the very entrants who helped negotiate the new communications act spent more time undermining the statute than implementing it. such efforts continue to this day as we saw in yesterday's court decision that left unaddressed would seriously jeopardize the future of the open internet. i appeared in front of this panel many times over the years to voice my dissent and commission decisions involving the reclassification of communications services, industry consolidation across both our
Jan 22, 2014 4:00pm EST
. this is old technology. can you talk about new technology you will look for this week? the car, the engine, is basically the same technology that was introduced 150 years ago. it has certainly gotten lighter, and we are going further. fuel-cell vehicles, those running on hydrogen fuel cells, we will see that, plug in there are a lot of alternative technologies, but with oil prices steady and expected to decline this year a little bit, there is not been as big of a push as others thought , even though sales were up. it is still a small percentage. showing have been viewers shots of the washington auto show that runs today through february 2. we have been talking with david shepardson of "the detroit news ." rick is in ohio on our line for independents. ifler: i asked your producer they had a stock price for halliburton. before bush was elected, halliburton was going bankrupt. just got nailed for all kinds of fraud. as far as the card industry goes, i grew up in detroit in , and i0's and the 1970's have written books about the evolution of this country, and it goes back to henry ford. when h
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Jan 17, 2014 12:00pm EST
of any attacks being prevented. technological regulations that oversee that technology and the surveillance programs enabled by the technology need to be reviewed del. >> mike viqueria at the white house, now 2012:02 eastern time. if you have been listening in we have listened to the president defending the national intelligence programs, his panel recommending 46 changes. the the president saying he will make five changes to the program. going on to say he would do so defending the existence of those programs within limits. live. >> the whole point is to obtain information that is not publicly available. but america's capabilities are unique. and the power of new technologies means that there are fewer and fewer technical constraints on what we can do. that places a special obligation on us to ask tough questions about what we should do. >> and as we have been listening to the president we have been joined by amy stepanovich, electronic information center in washington, d.c. the president saying no one expects china to have an open debate about their surveillance progr
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